Two (2) Southern Maps. 1st item: Abraham Bradley, Jr. (American, 1767-1838), MAP OF THE SOUTHERN PARTS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, engraved for The American Gazetteer by Jedidiah Morse, published by S. Hall, Boston, 1797. Copper plate engravingwith hand coloring of the Southern United States and Native American territories east of the Mississippi River including Part of Kentucky, Part of Virginia, Tennessee, North Carolina, Georgia Western, South Carolina, Chactaws [sic] Territory Georgia, West Florida, and East Florida, prior to the establishment of Mississippi and Alabama in 1817 and the Louisiana Purchase. Cities from Norfolk to St. Augustine, towns, districts, including the Mero District near Nashville, bodies of water, and other areas of interest, including the locations of Native American tribes, including the UpperCreeks and Cherokees in eastern Kentucky, are labelled. Title and scale of miles, center to lower right. Map surrounded by scale notations and a line border. Encapsulated (not laminated) in a plastic archival sleeve and secured to a mat. Sight – 8 1/8" H x 15 1/4" W. Mat – 14 1/4" H x 20 1/4" W. Late 18th century.2nd item: John Bartholomew (Scottish, 1831-1893), KENTUCKY AND TENNESSEE, drawn and engraved by John Bartholomew, for Black's Atlas of North America, published by Adam and Charles Black, Edinburgh, 1856. Steel plate engraving with printed coloring depicting Kentucky and Tennessee and the surrounding areas with cities and towns, including Nashville and Knoxville, counties, bodies of water, roads, and other areas of interest labelled. Title and scale of miles, top left. Map surrounded by scale notations and triple line border. Encapsulated (not laminated) in a plastic archival sleeve and secured to a mat. Sheet – 12 1/4" H x 16 3/4" W. Mat – 18 3/8" H x 24 3/8" W. Mid 19th century. CONDITION: 1st item: Areas of toning/acid burn, foxing spots, largest 1/2". 1/4" x 2 1/2" area of loss, lower right corner of sheet. Areas of tape repair, largest 1 3/4" x 3/4", visible en verso. Possible pencil inscriptions en verso. Map with paperbacking. David Lloyd Swift label indicates that the map was professionally encapsulated, cleaned, and deacidified in 1998. 2nd item: Areas of toning, minute foxing spots. Pencil inscriptions, en verso. David Lloyd Swift ink stamp label indicates that the map was professionally deacidified.
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